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Top 10 technology flops
Written by Daniel   
Monday, 03 December 2007 11:17

 Sometimes it helps to know what didn't work!

 Top 10 technology flops

November 30, 2007 10:01 AM PST
Posted by Steve Tobak
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Every few years, some new technology or application comes along that everyone's sure will miraculously conquer every obstacle in its path and, in some ludicrously short time period, make existing technology obsolete. And then, long after all the media hype fades away and investors' checkbooks disappear, well, nothing happens.

So what? Who cares? Why bother talking about our industry's bombs, the next big things that weren't? Well, for one thing, it's interesting to note how hungry we all are for news about new technology. It gets us excited. We complain about media hype, but love the hype.... More   Comment in the Forums


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